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Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture

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Edited By Izabella Kimak and Julia Nikiel

The essays included in this book offer an overview of literary works, films, TV series, and computer games, which reflect current social and political developments since the beginning of this century. The contributions intend to x-ray the most crucial aspects of contemporary North-American literature and culture. Addressing a variety of media, the authors of the essays probe the many ways in which repression and expression are the primary keywords for understanding contemporary American life and culture.

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Negative Mobilities (Julia Leyda)

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Julia Leyda

Negative Mobilities

Abstract: This article traces the interrelations among geographical, economic, and social mobility as central concerns arising at particular flashpoints in US history, literature, and cinema.

Keywords: mobility, American literature, American film.

Mobility and American Culture

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